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By James D. Murphy

Tips on how to construct a tradition of excessive functionality inside your organization
The U.S. army in most cases, and its many elite agencies specifically, possesses a tradition of excessive functionality. braveness to Execute outlines the six easy rules that function on the starting place of excessive functionality, which come with management, association, verbal exchange, wisdom, event, and self-discipline, recognized jointly as LOCKED. while all are practiced successfully, teamwork emerges. however the so much elusive caliber that exists on the middle of all elite army groups, the aspect that organisations and companies deeply wish to practice extra successfully and successfully, is belief. belief is definitely spent, yet challenging received. writer James Murphy, an service provider of roughly fifty senior army officials that experience served in elite devices corresponding to the U.S. military Blue Angels, U.S. military SEALS, and U.S. military Rangers, stocks a mess of private management tales that illustrates the foundations of LOCKED.

Shares compelling anecdotes from leaders in elite devices of the U.S. Military
Written by way of James D. Murphy, founder and CEO of Afterburner, Inc., which has educated over 1.5 million executives, revenues pros, and enterprise humans from each in Afterburner’s faultless Execution version, and its detailed, high-energy programs
Courage to Execute may also help you enhance potent management abilities and construct high-performance groups that out-compete your opponents at any time when.

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My courtesy to superior officers, neatness of dress, and care of equipment shall set the example for others to follow. Energetically will I meet the enemies of my country. I shall defeat them on the field of battle for I am better trained and will fight with all my might. Surrender is not a Ranger word. I will never leave a fallen comrade to fall into the hands of the enemy and under no circumstances will I ever embarrass my country. Readily will I display the intestinal fortitude required to fight on to the Ranger objective and complete the mission, though I be the lone survivor.

So what can we learn from them? Clad in dark-blue tunics with gold buttons, white trousers, polished shoes, white gloves, and white hats with stern black brims, these marines march into an arena in tight formation, carrying rifles with fixed bayonets. The platoon steps in unison, then performs a series of drills where every move is in perfect sync with the others. The marines’ gloved hands and shined shoes move at the same instant, twirling rifles and marching in precise cadence. Nothing demonstrates their coordination better than when they line up shoulder to shoulder and drill with their rifles.

Be courageous. Display urgency. Persevere. Innovate. To exhibit a Servant’s Heart, employees should: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Follow the Golden Rule. Adhere to the organization’s principles. Treat others with respect. Put others first. Be egalitarian. Demonstrate proactive customer service. Embrace the Southwest family. When exhibiting the fun-LUVing attitude to customers and each other, employees should: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Have fun. Not take themselves too seriously. Maintain perspective. Celebrate success.

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